Missing doctor likely suffered dehydration, says physician
The East Setauket doctor who went missing for three days in a Smithtown nature preserve likely succumbed to severe dehydration, his physician said Wednesday.
"It was a cascade of events that just worsened . . . and the lesson learned is obviously that dehydration is a serious issue and you shouldn't go out alone," Dr. Frederick Schiavone said. "You should always have enough water."